E!’S FALL PROGRAMMING SLATE INCLUDES FIVE NEW SERIES, TWO RETURNING HITS AND OUR SIGNATURE LIVE COVERAGE OF POP CULTURE’S BIGGEST EVENTS
New E! Series Debuting this Fall Include “WAGS Miami,” “Total Bellas,” “Catching Kelce,” “Rob & Chyna” and “Hollywood & Football” Popular Returning Franchises Include “Fashion Police,” “Live From The Red Carpet” and “Total Divas,” Along The Network’s Unparalleled NYFW Coverage
LOS ANGELES, CA – August 1, 2016 – E! harvests a fresh crop of fall programming with new series premieres and popular returning hits. The pop culture powerhouse kicks off fall with new episodes of “Fashion Police” airing the day after the hottest award shows starting with the 2016 “MTV Video Music Awards” on Monday, August 29 at 8pm ET/PT. Then E! returns as the official television network and digital media partner of NYFW: The Shows with extensive coverage starting across platforms on Thursday, September 8, and signature franchise “Live from the Red Carpet” returns to cover the 2016 “Emmy Awards” on Sunday, September 18. Spin-off series “Total Bellas” featuring WWE Superstars The Bella Twins™, John Cena® and Daniel Bryan® premieres Wednesday, October 5 at 8:00pm ET/PT. “Total Divas” will return for its sixth season later this fall. NFL superstar Travis Kelce searches for love off the field in the 90-minute series premiere of “Catching Kelce” on Wednesday, October 5 at 9pm ET/PT, and the all new unscripted series “Hollywood & Football,” “Rob & Chyna” and “WAGS Miami” will also premiere this fall (dates not yet announced).
E!’s fall programming line-up includes:
“Fashion Police” – Select Mondays at 8pm ET/PT beginning August 29
The day after each big award show “Fashion Police” will report for duty to cover all the night’s hottest fashion moments and trends. Coverage includes the 2016 “MTV Video Music Awards” (August 29), 2016 New York Fashion Week (September 12), the 2016 “Emmy Awards” (September 19) and the 2016 “American Music Awards” (November 21). Co-host and executive producer Melissa Rivers, co-host and consulting producer Giuliana Rancic and co-host Brad Goreski will break down the can’t miss celebrity fashions from the awards show and after parties, and offer up juicy pop culture commentary on all of the breaking entertainment scoop! This season, the show welcomes the outspoken, hilarious Margaret Cho and the unapologetically opinionated NeNe Leakes, who join the team as special co-hosts throughout all of 2016. Fashion Police fans can rest assure that this awards season will bring big laughs, omg moments and lots of jaw dropping fashion!
New York Fashion Week – Beginning Thursday, September 8 on-air, online and across mobile and social
Only E! puts fans at the intersection of pop culture and fashion and this September the network will once again be stationed in the heart of all the action during the internationally renowned New York Fashion Week. E! will deliver its signature multiplatform coverage to capture all the front row VIPs and runway magic, and offer coveted access into the star studded shows and stylish red carpet parties. Plus, E! will take viewers inside NYFW with celebs, bloggers and designers, revealing all the fashion and beauty secrets you need to know about and how to can incorporate the looks into your own street style. As the official television network and digital media partner of NYFW: The Shows, and THE source for all things pop culture, only E! can bring viewers an exclusive and unparalleled look at all of the fashion and frenzy of at one of the year’s biggest events through extensive and continuous celebrity, fashion, beauty and style content on-air, online and across mobile and social.
“Live from The Red Carpet: The 2016 Emmy Awards” – Sunday, September 18
“Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2016 Emmy Awards” at 4:30pm ET and 1:30pm PT
“Live From The Red Carpet: The 2016 Emmy Awards” at 6pm ET and 3pm PT
“After Party: The 2016 Emmy Awards” at 11pm ET/PT
Nights like these start with E! when “Live From The Red Carpet” returns with the most extensive multiplatform coverage of the 2016 “Emmy Awards” direct from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by E!’s Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy, only E! will bring the real magic of the red carpet to pop culture fans around the globe, capturing every spontaneous moment of the night and delivering the most fun and authentic celebrity conversations with the industry’s hottest names, LIVE on television’s biggest nights.
“Total Bellas” – Wednesday, October 5 at 8pm ET/PT
“Total Bellas,” spin-off of E!’s mega-hit series “Total Divas,” gives viewers exclusive access into the lives of The Bella Twins and their significant others, John Cena and Daniel Bryan, as the WWE Superstars move in together and enter a new chapter of their lives, both professionally and personally. The series kicks-off with Nikki and John being sidelined by injuries and Daniel’s recent retirement from the ring. This docu-series will follow the odd-couple relationships of these eccentric WWE Superstars as Brie does her best to nurse, not only Nikki, but John and Daniel back to health. With Nikki’s recent neck surgery, Brie’s retirement at WrestleMania®, Daniel’s untimely retirement from WWE, and John’s rising profile in Hollywood, fans will get an exclusive beyond-the-ropes glimpse into how these dynamic individuals juggle their reality and prepare for their uncertain futures.
“Catching Kelce” – Wednesday, October 5 at 9pm ET/PT
NFL superstar tight end Travis Kelce is trying a whole new offense when it comes to the game of love! Fifty eligible women from fifty states, including former WAGS (wives and girlfriends of sports stars), sports royalty, social media stars, entrepreneurs, hometown sweethearts and fitness models from across the United States, will be invited to Los Angeles as this fun-loving athlete searches for that special someone to become his lifelong “teammate.” To help make some of these tough decisions, Travis has enlisted the help of his “boys” who know him best: his older brother, Philadelphia Eagles center, Jason Kelce, and his longtime manager, Aaron Eanes.
“Total Divas” – Fall 2016
Hit series “Total Divas” will return for its sixth season this fall. Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Eva Marie, Naomi (Trinity), Natalya (Nattie) and Paige will continue to give viewers an inside glimpse at balancing life in the spotlight and the non-stop action of their professional careers with the drama of their everyday lives. In addition, season six will introduce fans to WWE Superstar Lana, WWE Announcer Renee Young, and Maryse, a former two-time WWE Divas Champion and wife of Mike “The Miz®” Mizanin.
“WAGS Miami” – Fall 2016
Building on the success of E!’s hit franchise “WAGS” (Wives And Girlfriends Of Sports Stars) the new sizzling spin-off, “WAGS Miami,” documents the lavish lifestyles and real-life drama of eight Miami WAGS, giving viewers a voyeuristic peek inside the exclusive world of superstar athletes through the perspective of the women who stand by their side. The WAGS of Miami live life unapologetically, and are bound together by a strict hierarchy of unspoken rules with no boundaries, no filters and the veritable candy shop of Miami as their playground. These ambitious, strong women are spicing things up and bringing the heat as they work to make their own dreams a reality, while playing the most competitive game of all: getting and keeping that pro-athlete man.
“Hollywood & Football” – Fall 2016
Ready, Set, Hut! E! gets ready for kickoff with its newest series “Hollywood & Football.” After 20 years in St. Louis, the Rams teammates and their families are packing their bags and heading west as the team makes its highly anticipated return to Los Angeles. These million-dollar athletes have everything to prove in their inaugural season in a new city, and “Hollywood & Football” will chronicle the move of six Rams players and their families, as they pick up their Midwestern roots and adjust to life in Los Angeles. “Hollywood & Football” takes viewers inside the “Ram-ily” with six one-hour episodes premiering this fall on E!
“Rob & Chyna” –Fall 2016
The new docuseries “Rob & Chyna,” takes a look inside Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s lives on the heels of their engagement and pregnancy news. The one-hour, six-episode series will premiere on E! later this year, followed by a special celebrating the birth of the newest Kardashian. The couple will openly share their new life while setting up their new home and preparing for their first child together.
Additionally, E!’s flagship series “E! News” will continue to give entertainment and pop culture fans extensive coverage of breaking news every weeknight at 7pm and 11pm ET/PT.